In terms of actual skill, who is more talented between Federer and young Nalbandian?

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  1. mental midget

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    it is when you're talking trophy cases.
     
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    Roddick>Nalby? :D
     
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    Relax folks, ...
    Always did appreciate Nalbandian's short angles. I think using short angles and forcing a player to move forwards instead of just sideways is a tactic that is underused in the game today.
     
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    Federer is a better ball striker with just about every shot there is, I can't say the same about Nalbandian.

    This is a ridiculous thread, if Federer wasn't more talented (better ball striker as well) He would not be the best player ever.

    Look at the results and achievements and you'll see who is a better ball striker when it matters.
     
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    Do you think Roddick is more talented than Nalbandian as well? I mean, he did win a Slam, beating Nalbandian en route, too.
     
  11. faranell

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    btw, is nalbandian injured?
     
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    Shanks, my friend. Shanks. :lol:
     
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    Yes, he had an abdominal injury and missed the USO and Davis Cup semifinal. I think he comes back in Basel.
     
  14. faranell

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    oh ok, thanks buddy.
     
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    Actually he does, or at least he used to in his heyday. Federer only got anointed Sir Shank-a-lot from 2007 onwards. He hardly ever shanked balls, especially off his forehand from 2003-2006. If you disagree, please cite me a match from his prime where he was shanking as frequently as he does now, because having followed Federer since 2001, I sure don't remember any.
     
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    The only match that really comes to mind for me is the French Open final in 2006 vs. Nadal. I think that kind of laid the blueprint for how to beat Federer.
     
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